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Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli

1700 - 1771

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Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (Russian: Франче́ско Бартоломе́о (Варфоломе́й Варфоломе́евич) Растре́лли; 1700 in Paris, Kingdom of France – 29 April 1771 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire) was an Italian architect who worked mainly in Russia. He developed an easily recognizable style of Late Baroque, both sumptuous and majestic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli has received more than 154,657 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli is the 83rd most popular architect (up from 101st in 2019), the 900th most popular biography from France (up from 1,068th in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Architect.

Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli was a prolific Italian architect of the 18th century, who is most famous for his work on the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo, Russia.

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Among architects, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli ranks 83 out of 424Before him are Robert Venturi, Josef Hoffmann, Hemiunu, Gottfried Semper, Sostratus of Cnidus, and Jože Plečnik. After him are Mnesikles, Mario Botta, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Sebastiano Serlio, Joseph Maria Olbrich, and Arno Breker.

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Among people born in 1700, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli ranks 4Before him are Daniel Bernoulli, Baal Shem Tov, and Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. After him are Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Ewald Georg von Kleist, Gerard van Swieten, Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, Johann Christoph Gottsched, and Jean-Antoine Nollet. Among people deceased in 1771, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli ranks 4Before him are Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, Claude Adrien Helvétius, and Philip Miller. After him are Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Henri Pitot, Louis-Michel van Loo, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Alexei Razumovsky, Thomas Gray, John Bevis, and Tobias Smollett.

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In France

Among people born in France, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli ranks 900 out of 6,011Before him are Louis Desaix (1768), Inessa Armand (1874), Bruno Latour (1947), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Auguste Mariette (1821), and Arnaut Daniel (1150). After him are Marie de France (1101), Jacques Delors (1925), George Steiner (1929), Fredegund (545), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli ranks 12Before him are Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646), Louis Le Vau (1612), Jean Nouvel (1945), Charles Garnier (1825), Hector Guimard (1867), and Ferdinand Cheval (1836). After him are Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), Claude Perrault (1613), Pierre Lescot (1515), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Lúcio Costa (1902), and Ange-Jacques Gabriel (1698).